Fairtrade Instagram Loop Contest Rules and Regulations

Click here for more information about the contest. Full Rules and Regulations below.

  1. NO PURCHASE NECESSARY TO ENTER OR WIN THIS CONTEST. A purchase will not improve your chances of winning. The chances of winning depend on the total number of eligible entries received. To enter visit https://instagram.com/ethicalbean/ between 1 pm (PST) Friday, May 12 to 9 pm (PST) Sunday, May 14, 2017 (the “Contest Period”). Limit one (1) entry per person. The contest is sponsored by Ten Thousand Villages, Organic India, A New York Affair, and Endangered Species Chocolate (“Contest Sponsors”) and is hosted by Ethical Bean Coffee (“Contest Host”).
  1. HOW TO ENTER. To participate, log in to Instagram (create an account first if you don’t already have one) and go to Ethical Bean Coffee’s profile. Click on the main contest image with the ‘Fairtrade Giveaway!’ heading, which was posted on May 12. To complete the entry, follow Ethical Bean’s account, like the contest image, then tap the image and click through to the next company tagged to reach the next contest photo. There are 5 accounts to follow and pictures to like in total. When you’ve made your way back to the Ethical Bean Instagram account, you’ve completed the loop and entered the giveaway! All “entries” must be completed no later than 9 pm (PST) on Sunday, May 14, 2017. Entries posted after the Contest closing are automatically void.
  • By entering the contest, all entrants agree to abide by the contest rules and decisions of the Contest Sponsors and/or the independent contest organization which are final. Online entries are void if illegible or altered. All contestants must follow all five (5) participating accounts and like all five (5) corresponding contest photos. Contestants must also submit their name, mailing address, email address and telephone number, and they must correctly answer the skill-testing question without assistance, and otherwise comply with these rules and regulations to be declared a winner.
  1. PRIZE. There is one prize consisting of items donated by Ethical Bean Coffee, Ten Thousand Villages, Organic India, A New York Affair, and Endangered Species Chocolate, to be won at the end of the Contest Period.
  • There are no substitutions. The prizes are not transferable and must be accepted as awarded. This contest is subject to all applicable federal, provincial, and municipal laws. The Contest Sponsor reserves the right to modify or terminate this contest at any time without notice to participants. VOID WHERE PROHIBITED.
  1. DRAW AND WINNER SELECTION. After the contest is closed, a random draw of the Instagram accounts will be conducted from all eligible entries submitted during the Contest Period. The selected entrant will be announced in the comment section of the Ethical Bean Coffee account contest image within 48 hours of the draw and asked to email info@ethicalbean.com with their name, mailing address, email address and telephone number. If a selected entrant does not contact the provided email within three (3) business days of the draw, he/she forfeits the prize and another entrant will be selected at the sole discretion of Ethical Bean Coffee. To qualify as a winner, the selected entrant must correctly answer a skill-testing question and meet all other contest requirements (including publicity consent). Ethical Bean Coffee, Ten Thousand Villages, Organic India, A New York Affair, and Endangered Species Chocolate affiliates and subsidiaries and their respective directors, officers, employees and agents are exempt from all liability of any kind, including without limitation any loss, damage, injury (including personal injury) or expense, in connection with this contest or occurring as a result of the prize being awarded. By participating in this contest, all participants declare that they have read, understood and complied with the contest rules, consent to the use of their name and information for the purpose of advertising or promotion without further compensation and agree to abide by all decisions by the Contest Sponsors. The Contest Sponsors are not responsible for errors in the offer or administration of this contest, including but not limited to errors in advertising, the contest rules, the selection and announcement of the winner or the distribution of any prize. The odds of winning depend on the number of eligible entries received on Instagram.
  1. ELIGIBILITY. CONTEST IS OPEN TO LEGAL RESIDENTS OF CANADA (EXCLUDING QUEBEC) and USA WHO HAVE REACHED THE AGE OF 19 ON THE DATE OF THEIR ENTRY; and who are not an employee, contractor, agent or representative of the Contest Host or Contest Sponsors or their affiliates, agencies or distribution companies, and who are not a member of the immediate family (parent, spouse, sibling, child) of, or domiciled with, any of the forgoing persons. The Contest Host and Contest Sponsors are not responsible for incorrect or inaccurate entry or registration or entry information or any factor which may affect a person’s ability to participate in the contest, including but not limited to human error, technical malfunctions, lost/delayed/corrupted data transmission, omission, interruption, deletion, defect, line failures of any telephone network, computer equipment, software or any combination thereof, any inability to access the site, or damage to a user’s system occasioned by participating in the contest, and entries which fail to fully comply with these contest rules. No responsibility will be taken by the Sponsors for the entrant’s inability to connect through to the Internet/website during the Contest Period. No responsibility will be taken by the Sponsors for lost, delayed, mutilated or misdirected entries, or computer system failure. No responsibility will be taken by the Sponsors for any failure of the contest website during the contest or for any problems or technical malfunction of a telephone network or lines, computer on-line systems, servers, access providers, computer equipment, software, failure of any e-mail, on-line, or Internet entry to be received by the Sponsors on account of technical problems or traffic congestion on the Internet or at any website, or any combination thereof including any injury or damage to an entrant’s or any other person’s computer or property related to or resulting from participating in, or downloading any material relating to, the contest. The Sponsors reserve the right, in its sole and absolute discretion to cancel or suspend this contest without notice should a virus, bug or any other cause beyond the reasonable control of the Sponsors corrupt the security or proper administration of the contest and to award prizes from among all eligible entries received prior to cancellation of the contest. If, as a result of an error relating to the entry process, drawing or any other aspect of this contest there are more potential winners of prizes than contemplated in the contest rules, there will be a random draw amongst all eligible prize claimants after the Contest Closing to award the correct number of prizes. Any attempt to deliberately damage any website or to undermine the legitimate operation of this contest is a violation of criminal and civil laws, and should such an attempt be made, the Sponsors reserve the right to seek remedies and damages to the fullest extent permitted by law, including criminal prosecution. Entries are subject to verification by the independent contest organization and/or the Sponsors and will be declared invalid if they are forged, falsified, altered or tampered with in any way.
  1. GENERAL. The Contest Sponsors and their respective affiliates and subsidiaries and their respective directors, officers, employees and agents are exempt from all liability of any kind, including without limitation any loss, damage, injury (including personal injury) or expense, in connection with this contest or occurring as a result of the prize being awarded. By participating in this contest, all participants declare that they have read, understood and complied with the contest rules, consent to the use of their name and information in advertising or promotions relating to the contest without further compensation and agree to abide by all decisions by the Contest Sponsors. The Sponsors are not responsible for errors in the offer or administration of this contest, including but not limited to errors in advertising, the contest rules, the selection and announcement of the winner or the distribution of any prize.
  1. USE OF PERSONAL INFORMATION. The Contest Sponsors and the Contest Host will use a contestant’s personal information for the purposes of conducting this Contest and not for any other contact or solicitation purposes in accordance with applicable law. The Contest Sponsors may also use or disclose a contestant’s personal information for those other purposes for which consent has been provided. By entering the Contest, contestants agree that the Contest Sponsors and Contest Host may use the contestant’s name, likeness (if provided) and place of residence (e.g. city or town) in any publicity campaigns related to the Contest without further notice or compensation.
  1. INSTAGRAM RELEASE. This contest is in no way sponsored, endorsed or administered by, or associated with, Instagram.

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